Syria

May 29, 2012

Activists dress up as the Syrian and Russian presidents
13:49 GMT

Syrian president Bashar al Assad seems to have lost his last international friends after China and Russia openly criticize government troops' use of force.

Syria
12:48 GMT

The international community is trying to increase pressure on the Syrian regime in an attempt to stop the killing and end the ongoing crisis.

May 28, 2012

Houla
13:24 GMT

The UN and Arab League envoy to Syria Kofi Annan arrived Monday in Damascus for talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and representatives of the opposition.

Fadl Shaker
08:00 GMT

The fiery Lebanese singer prays for God to destroy the Syrian President at a recent gig in Rabat, Morocco.

massacre
07:53 GMT

The UN Security Council on Sunday condemned "in the strongest terms possible" the Syrian government's massacre of Houla in which 108 people were killed.

May 27, 2012

UN observers
06:09 GMT

Unanimous condemnations after the massacre perpetrated by the regime forces

May 26, 2012

Syria
10:04 GMT

Syrian opposition speaks about a "massacre" and denounces again the inaction of the international community.

May 25, 2012

Kofi Annan
17:00 GMT

Kofi Annan will visit "soon" in Syria, said his spokesman Friday, in what would be the first action of the international envoy to Syria since presenting his plan to the government of Bashar al-Assad in early March.

May 24, 2012

Assad
13:59 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that his country was capable to "get out of the crisis" that has been going on since March 2011.

May 23, 2012

Lebanon
12:42 GMT

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) has denied responsibility for the abduction of Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in northern Syria.

May 22, 2012

Syria
15:07 GMT

Syrian police killed two civilians Tuesday while opening fire on a crowd welcoming UN observers in the province of Dair az Zour.

Clashes
06:14 GMT

Some 40 people were killed Monday in violence in Syria, including 22 soldiers killed by rebels.

May 21, 2012

Clashes
07:25 GMT

Two people were killed and 18 injured during clashes in Beirut between Lebanese sympathizers of the Syrian revolt and members of a party supporting the regime of Bashar al-Assad

May 20, 2012

Tripoli
14:42 GMT

Lebanese soldiers shot dead a Sunni cleric and a member of the anti-Syrian regime coalition in northern Lebanon, confirmed the Lebanese security forces. Sheikh Ahmed Abdul Ouahid and another companion, Mohammed Hussein Miraib

Syria
09:40 GMT

According to several sources within the Syrian opposition, a "heroic operation" was conducted last night against the senior staff of President Bashar Al-Assad